Vital Football

Latest Derby County News

O'Brien's Debut Delight

O'Brien's Debut Delight

16-year-old Mark O'Brien was delighted to have made his Derby debut against Watford on Sunday.

"I was a bit nervous when I first came on but after getting my first touch, I settled in nicely and all the lads were a big help.

"It was a big moment for me and I enjoyed every minute of it. It was just good to get out there and show what I can do."

Being 3-0 down at half time made it all the more likely that O'Brien would get on and he enjoyed the time he had after replacing Lewin Nyatanga, he is just sorry that this debut came in a defeat.

"Because of the way the game was going, I had a feeling I could be getting on but, to get 30 minutes, I was very pleased with that.

"It was a pity we got beaten but it was good to get my debut."

O'Brien was talking to the Evening Telegraph.

It appears as though the academy Player of the Year has a bright future ahead of him and the Irishman could find himself fairly heavily involved next season? O'Brien will be especially pleased with the clearance off the line he made to deny Tamas Priskin.

Get active! Have your say on this articles content below!

Free to play Fantasy Football Championship game: Click here for details. £5,000 in cash to be won!

Exclusive to Vital ! Read now ! The Vital Boxing John H Stacey Interview



For the very latest Championship odds

For massive weekly jackpots - Play the Football Pools Online




Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Gazza
Date:Tuesday May 5 2009
Time: 4:11PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Derby County Articles

November MotM Winner - Steve McClaren (Derby)

Derby County manager Steve McClaren has been named the Sky Bet Championship Manager of the Month for November.

Sky Bet MotM November Winner - McClaren

The Sky Bet Manager of the Month winners for November 2016 are in.

Rams v Baggies Details Announced

Derby County will take on West Bromwich Albion on Saturday, 7th January 2017 with the details for their FA Cup 3rd tie now confirmed.

Johnson On The Mark For Rams

Bradley Johnson`s second goal in two games was enough for Derby County to claim their fifth win in a row as they beat Wigan Athletic 1-0 at the DW Stadium. Johnson`s first half header from a Tom Ince

Archived Vital Derby Articles

Vital Derby articles from

Site Journalists

MikeC
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MotM v. Wigan?
Suggested By: MikeC
Carson1%
Baird0%
Keogh0%
Pearce0%
Olsson0%
Hughes0%
Johnson83%
Butterfield0%
Ince0%
Vydra16%
Russell0%
Weimann0%
Bryson0%
Hanson0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 19 13 1 5 40 21
2 Brighton 19 11 6 2 39 17
3 Reading 19 10 4 5 34 1
4 Leeds Utd 19 10 2 7 32 3
5 Birmingham 19 8 7 4 31 2
6 Sheff Wed 19 9 4 6 31 1
7 Norwich 19 9 3 7 30 4
8 Huddersfield 19 9 3 7 30 -3
9 Derby County 19 8 5 6 29 4
10 Fulham 19 7 7 5 28 9
11 Bristol City 19 8 3 8 27 4
12 Barnsley 19 7 4 8 25 3
13 Forest 19 7 4 8 25 1
14 Preston 19 7 4 8 25 1
15 Aston Villa 19 5 10 4 25 1
16 Ipswich 19 6 6 7 24 -2
17 Q.P.R. 19 6 5 8 23 -8
18 Brentford 19 6 4 9 22 -2
19 Burton 19 5 7 7 22 -4
20 Wolves 19 5 6 8 21 -3
21 Blackburn 19 5 5 9 20 -7
22 Cardiff 19 5 4 10 19 -12
23 Wigan 19 4 6 9 18 -5
24 Rotherham 19 1 4 14 7 -26
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Derby County Results (view all)

Derby County Fixtures (view all)

Dec 11 2016 12:00PM : Nottingham Forest (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 14 2016 7:45PM : Queens Park Rangers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Fulham (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 27 2016 3:00PM : Birmingham City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Norwich City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Vital Football Comment